I-70

MoDOT Bridge Work
MoDOT Kansas City District
KMBZ News Staff
February 21, 2020 - 5:35 am
I-70 will be shut down at I-435 on the east side of the 435 loop beginning Friday night, lasting until Monday at 5:00 a.m.
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Police investigate the scene of a traffic accident at night
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Marc LaVoie
December 22, 2019 - 11:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man and woman in a Ford Fusion were killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 70 at the 23rd Street on-ramp, Kansas City police said. The Ford had been stolen during a robbery in Independence. Officers called off a pursuit of the vehicle before the crash that took place...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 27, 2019 - 5:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A major road project will cause some traffic headaches as a seven mile stretch of Interstate-70 will close in both directions between I-435 to the I-470/291 interchange. The closure begins Friday, September 6 at 10:00pm and will reopen at 5am Monday morning, September 9th. MoDOT...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
June 07, 2018 - 8:21 am
A heavily-anticipated and possibly dreaded road closure takes place this weekend in Kansas City & Independence as MoDOT will close Interstate-70 - in both directions - between I-435 and I-470 all weekend. Three bridges over the freeway are being demolished - Pittman, Crysler & Phelps. The...
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Kansas City Scout
April 02, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Kansas City, MO - A vehicle crash Sunday night has prompted the closure of one lane of eastbound Interstate-70 over Manchester Trafficway for emergency bridge repair. According to MoDOT, a bridge barrier was damaged in the crash and work crews must address it immediately. The closure of the right...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
July 12, 2017 - 6:50 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol says five people died in a multi-vehicle accident that closed Interstate 70 west of Bonner Springs. Four of the crash victims names have been released: Teresa Butler, 61, of Urbana, Il; Sheldon Cohen, 83, and Virginia Cohen, 79, of Topeka; and Ricardo Mireles, 38, of...
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KC Scout
July 11, 2017 - 4:58 pm
UPDATE: See the newest information on the multi-vehicle crash that claimed five lives on I-70 west of Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon. Dated info below: A four vehicle crash on the I-70 west of Kansas City resulted in the deaths of four people. The crash happened mid-afternoon in the westbound...
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Marc LaVoie
May 15, 2017 - 5:26 am
Tow truck drivers are warning people of the dangers about working alongside highways after a 35-year-old Blue Springs woman was killed while waiting on her vehicle to be moved from Interstate-70. Adrienne Afrisio was killed when a 2007 Honda veered off the road and struck her Saturday afternoon. A...
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Michael Ronnebaum
March 25, 2017 - 12:19 pm
A crash on I-70 at Stadium Drive has left one person dead. The crash led to the closure of two lanes on westbound I-70 causing major delays all the way back to 40 highway. The name of the victim has not yet been released.
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